Records across North American complex

  • An all-time high of 947,746 lots of open interest across the complex was reached on November 26 – 46% higher than November 2018
  • Annual volume reached 1,998,516 at month-end, up 53% from month-end November 2018

November 2019 Highlights


North America

  • CCA futures and options volume traded 97,075 lots
  • California and Quebec Joint Auction #21 took place on November 19 – it was fully subscribed with current allowances clearing at $17.00 and advanced allowances clearing at $16.80


  • 660,456 EUA futures contracts traded in November
  • EUA options volumes were 150,259, and are 6% up YTD
  • Combined open interest stood at 1,589,738 lots


  • PJM I futures and options traded 35,659 lots

Key Dates & Events

Physical Environmental product's expiry and deliveries:

  • Options expiry: December 16
  • Futures last trade day: December 24
  • Futures delivery day: December 30
  • California and Quebec Joint Auction #46 was December 4

EUA expiry and deliveries:

  • Options last trade day: December 11
  • Futures last trade day: December 16
  • Futures delivery day: December 19

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